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Hume City

Population, households and dwellings

The number of dwellings in Hume City is forecast to grow from 58,324 in 2011 to 94,640 in 2026, with the average household size falling from 3.10 to 3.04 by 2026.

This summary shows the results of the forecasts for population, households and dwellings in Hume City. The period 2011 to 2026, as the short to medium term, is likely to be the most accurate and useful forecast information for immediate planning purposes.

It is important to look at the relationship between population and average household size. If the average household size is falling, then there will need to be growth in the number of households (and dwellings for them to live in) to maintain or grow the population.

Forecast population, households and dwellings
Hume CityForecast year
Summary2011201620212026203120362041
Population174,292202,550241,915276,597308,040336,181362,266
Change in population (5yrs)--28,25839,36534,68231,44328,14126,085
Average annual change--3.05%3.62%2.72%2.18%1.76%1.51%
Households55,96765,31778,44890,471101,776112,240122,137
Average household size3.103.093.073.043.012.982.95
Population in non private dwellings9271,0371,2021,5771,7242,0012,001
Dwellings58,32467,91781,83794,640106,701117,799128,162
Dwelling occupancy rate95.9696.1795.8695.5995.3895.2895.30

Population and household forecasts, 2011 to 2041, prepared by .id , the population experts, June 2017.

Forecast population, households and average household size
Forecast population, households and average household size 2041 Average household size: 2.95 2040 Average household size: 2.95 2039 Average household size: 2.96 2038 Average household size: 2.97 2037 Average household size: 2.97 2036 Average household size: 2.98 2035 Average household size: 2.98 2034 Average household size: 2.99 2033 Average household size: 3.00 2032 Average household size: 3.00 2031 Average household size: 3.01 2030 Average household size: 3.02 2029 Average household size: 3.02 2028 Average household size: 3.03 2027 Average household size: 3.03 2026 Average household size: 3.04 2025 Average household size: 3.05 2024 Average household size: 3.05 2023 Average household size: 3.06 2022 Average household size: 3.06 2021 Average household size: 3.07 2020 Average household size: 3.07 2019 Average household size: 3.08 2018 Average household size: 3.08 2017 Average household size: 3.08 2016 Average household size: 3.09 2015 Average household size: 3.09 2014 Average household size: 3.09 2013 Average household size: 3.09 2012 Average household size: 3.08 2011 Average household size: 3.10 2041 Average household size: 2.95 2040 Average household size: 2.95 2039 Average household size: 2.96 2038 Average household size: 2.97 2037 Average household size: 2.97 2036 Average household size: 2.98 2035 Average household size: 2.98 2034 Average household size: 2.99 2033 Average household size: 3.00 2032 Average household size: 3.00 2031 Average household size: 3.01 2030 Average household size: 3.02 2029 Average household size: 3.02 2028 Average household size: 3.03 2027 Average household size: 3.03 2026 Average household size: 3.04 2025 Average household size: 3.05 2024 Average household size: 3.05 2023 Average household size: 3.06 2022 Average household size: 3.06 2021 Average household size: 3.07 2020 Average household size: 3.07 2019 Average household size: 3.08 2018 Average household size: 3.08 2017 Average household size: 3.08 2016 Average household size: 3.09 2015 Average household size: 3.09 2014 Average household size: 3.09 2013 Average household size: 3.09 2012 Average household size: 3.08 2041 Households: 122,134 2040 Households: 120,161 2039 Households: 118,168 2038 Households: 116,194 2037 Households: 114,222 2036 Households: 112,239 2035 Households: 110,235 2034 Households: 108,168 2033 Households: 106,077 2032 Households: 103,950 2031 Households: 101,776 2030 Households: 99,584 2029 Households: 97,324 2028 Households: 95,065 2027 Households: 92,794 2026 Households: 90,474 2025 Households: 88,119 2024 Households: 85,740 2023 Households: 83,359 2022 Households: 80,928 2021 Households: 78,447 2020 Households: 75,899 2019 Households: 73,253 2018 Households: 70,493 2017 Households: 67,769 2016 Households: 65,314 2015 Households: 62,827 2014 Households: 60,795 2013 Households: 59,133 2012 Households: 57,516 2011 Households: 55,970 2041 Total population: 362,266 2040 Total population: 357,074 2039 Total population: 351,815 2038 Total population: 346,612 2037 Total population: 341,410 2036 Total population: 336,181 2035 Total population: 330,770 2034 Total population: 325,309 2033 Total population: 319,740 2032 Total population: 314,035 2031 Total population: 308,040 2030 Total population: 301,899 2029 Total population: 295,653 2028 Total population: 289,398 2027 Total population: 283,047 2026 Total population: 276,597 2025 Total population: 269,714 2024 Total population: 262,994 2023 Total population: 256,178 2022 Total population: 249,233 2021 Total population: 241,915 2020 Total population: 234,249 2019 Total population: 226,352 2018 Total population: 218,074 2017 Total population: 209,777 2016 Total population: 202,550 2015 Total population: 195,014 2014 Total population: 189,015 2013 Total population: 183,556 2012 Total population: 178,338 2011 Total population: 174,292
Population and household forecasts, 2011 to 2041, prepared by .id the population experts, June 2017.

Key findings

In 2011, the total population of Hume City was estimated to be 174,292 people. It is expected to increase by over 102,000 people to 276,597 by 2026, at an average annual growth rate of 3.13%. This is based on an increase of over 34,500 households during the period, with the average number of persons per household falling from 3.10 to 3.04 by 2026.

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